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Frobenius Orgelbyggeri (Opus 959, 1989)

Location:

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
3 Bay View Avenue
Belvedere, CA 94920 US
Organ ID: 8320

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 32 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 26 stops. 26 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 26
  • Registers: 26
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard not meeting AGO standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 26, 2010:

Updated through online information from John Karl Hirten.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on January 04, 2010:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is in the rear gallery. Case of solid Honduras mahogany with white oak pipe shades. The two flanking Pedal towers are detached from the main case. The main case has a 5-sectional facade with 21 pipes arranged: 3-5-5-5-3. Tonal design by organist at the time: Jonathan Dimmock, who also gave the first in a series of inaugural recitals on October 1, 1989. Primarily designed for French Romantic music.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Compass 56/30. SS Comb.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist from CD brochure, The Romance of the Organ, 1991: Open In New Tab Originally published 1991
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on August 24, 2021.
Stoplist: Open In New Tab Stoplist from CD brochure, The Romance of the Organ, 1991.
Document created on 1991-08-24
We received the most recent update for this document from Paul R. Marchesano on August 24, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ and choir in loft: Photograph from an archival source: Church website, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. c. 2020

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